Monthly Archives: June 2014

A Look Inside Two Amazing Animal Shelters

If only all animal shelters performed like these. Pet adoption numbers would skyrocket. In the interest of full disclosure, I’m a writer for Best Friends Animal Society, which runs these two facilities. So I’m a little bit biased. But I … Continue reading

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The Dao of Dog

Using interactions with dogs to practice being calm and still on the inside, especially while under stress, is the basic premise of Dog and Dojo. Learning to be still inside is also a basic premise for some schools of Daoism … Continue reading

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A Cat Walks Into The Dojo …

It’s Adopt-A-Shelter-Cat month! I know—I tend to focus on dogs. That’s only because I have dogs—dogs who think cats are among the best toys ever. Really, I’m more interested in sharing how I practice mindfulness and how that impacts my … Continue reading

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